Applicants to the Wisconsin Economics master's program must:
Timing for the admissions process for the master's program is:
Step 1: Complete the University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate school online electronic application. Information on completing the application, fees, and the process is available on the graduate school website. After you submit the graduate school application you will receive an email with your identification (ID) number. Save this email message for future reference. You will need your ID number to monitor your application via the university's OASIS online application system. If you do not receive the email from the graduate school after five days, check your spam / junk email folder. If the email is not there, contact the graduate school at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2: Submit the following documents required for the Economics Supplemental Application, which is available through the graduate school online electronic application. Please note that all uploaded documents need to first be converted to PDF format. (To do so, select 'print' and then choose 'PDF' as the printer.)
Graduate Admissions and Aid Committee
Department of Economics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
7239 Social Science Building
1180 Observatory Drive.
Madison, WI 53706-1393
One official transcript or academic record is required from each degree-granting institution you attended for all undergraduate and graduate courses you have taken. Do not send any high school transcripts. Transcripts must be uploaded and received by the Department of Economics by March 1st.
International academic records must be in the original language accompanied by an official English translation. Your school should provide an official translation of your documents; otherwise have a translation done by your school or an official translator. In some countries, these people are also notaries. Do not submit an evaluation from a credential evaluation service in lieu of a translation.
Step 3: Provide three letters of recommendation. Letters must be submitted electronically by your references no later than March 1st. Please instruct your references to not send any paper-based letters by mail.
Step 4: Arrange for ETS to send your TOEFL scores or IELTS (if required) and GRE scores to the Graduate School.
All application materials must be submitted no later than March 1, 2018.
Refer first to the economics master's program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). If you have additional questions, please contact us at Department of Economics, William H. Sewell Social Science Building, 1180 Observatory Drive, Room 7470, Madison, WI 53706-1393; or by emailing the Master's Program Advisor.